I'm Varvara Nedilska, an artist and freelance illustrator currently in my 4th year of study at OCAD University. I was born in Kiev, Ukraine and now live and work in Toronto, Canada. I love to draw and paint, and take a lot of inspiration from surrealist art movements as well as folk and medieval art. I’m particularly interested in narrative-based work. Please feel free to get in touch with any comments or inquiries! 

I can be reached by email at varvaranedilska@gmail.com, and you can stay up to date with my exploits on Instagram.

Awards & Scholarships

Nancy Lee Rhodes Roberts Scholarship Award, Society of Illustrators,  New York City

Applied Arts Magazine Student Award

Distinguished Merit Award and 2 Honourable Merits, 3x3 Magazine

Nancy Cheadle Scholarship Award, Society of llustrators, New York City

George A. Reid Scholarship, OCAD University

OCAD U Four-Year Entrance Scholarship

Coexistence: Humans and Nature, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Art Portfolio Silver Medal

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Gold Medal

Press & Collaborative Publications

Interview with Ball Pit Mag

Klub Zin Volume #3B

Ruff Haus No.2 

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